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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our off season trips to Ocean City, MD always include one dinner at Crab Alley. My Surf & turf entree and my partners Angus burger were delicious; however, the drawbacks were the lack of heat in this place and the understaffing where there was only...one waitress. Our two requests to turn up the heat were ignored; Heather, our server did a minimal job but she may have been overwhelmed. We will definitely and regrettably be looking for a dining alternative next trip!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed November 15, 2020 via mobile

We picked this restaurant after checking on The Shark on the Harbor and being told it would be a 45 minute wait. We wanted to be on the harbor. Crab Alley did not disappoint. We sat outside on the picnic tables. Nice view and dog...friendly was a few of the things we liked along with the food. I ordered Cream of Crab Soup and a Crab Cake sandwich with Fries and my sister ordered a salad and a oyster sandwich with fries. It was very well prepared and hit the spot. We will definitely go back and recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 26, 2020

Campground recommended this place. A bit off the beaten path and would not have found it if not told in advance. We ordered a take out due to the COVID situation. I am very picky when it comes to crab cakes--this was one of the...best I have eaten! Fried shrimp were excellent as well. I cannot rate the service in the restaurant but the staff handling the take were top notch. I would recommend this place to anyone who likes excellent seafood!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 13, 2020 via mobile

Very nice, laid-back, excellent crabs and side dishes. Professional, plenty of parking l, and social distancing. The soup is the best.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed October 4, 2020 via mobile

A standout in a sea of seafood restaurants. Fresh flavors. Fun atmosphere. Great specialty cocktails. To date we had avoided because of the long lines but I see why people wait! Dine in or on the deck overlooking the yachts in the marina. It’s a...great experience.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 25, 2020 via mobile

Food was excellent. Our server, Stella, was informative, friendly and attentive! We had the Build Your Own Combo and the good was plentiful despite the fact that it says 1/2 portions. We took food home. The crab cakes, scallops and the ribs were well prepared....Here is a picture of the crabs for two that someone else had. Wow!! We will be back.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 17, 2020 via mobile

Great food and service! Crabs were amazing and so were raw oysters! I spent time on the phone chatting and crabs got cold . Hostess honored my request to reheat my meal which came out perfect allowing full enjoyment! Great IPA dogwood and very attentive...( even though slammed busy ) server Ashley( I believe ☺️🙏) thank you guys! Definitely will be back and totally recommend!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 12, 2020 via mobile

Their menu has lots of great choices. I had the little neck clams-excellent and the steamed shrimp and crabcake-excellent. The fries were like boardwalk fries and very fresh, as were the green beans. Perfect! My server was Jamie and he's the best. A couple of...drinks from the bar were very good.I'll be back.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 7, 2020 via mobile

We picked this place as they had more than appetizers and burgers on the menu. It did not disappoint! Abbey was our server, she had patience with our many questions! We had combo platters: very large portions and very good and tasty. My husband could...not stop saying hoe good the soup was.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 31, 2020 via mobile

We were 4 adults having dinner. We were told they didn’t accept reservations, it was first come first served. We arrived about 5:30 for dinner and were told it would be a 45 minute wait. That seemed loonnngggg. But we put our name on the...list anyway. We were told to wait in our car and would receive a call when our table was ready. We decided to go for a ride to kill some time. We weren’t really even gone 10 minutes and my phone rang to say our table was ready....luckily we were just getting back to the parking lot. The service was good and the food was really good. I had the crab cake and it was all crab....no filler. The others in my group had scallops...delicious, crab imperial....yummy and the steak dinner. All were great. We will be back!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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